Guarding against 'security fatigue'

Peck, William G.
April 2005
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/11/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 15, p23
Examines the extent to which U.S. shipping companies are committed to trade security. Increase in the number of shipping companies that invested in trade security after the September 11 terrorist attack in the country; Decline in the level of corporate focus or operational effort for trade security in the country; Vulnerability of shipping companies to terrorism.


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